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330.811.01 MHS THESIS IN MENTAL HEALTH: FROM PROPOSAL TO PUBLICATION I

Department:
Mental Health
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  10:30 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Jeanine Parisi
Course Instructors:
  • Jeanine M. Parisi
  • Jeanine M. Parisi

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Description:

Students are required to conduct a systematic review of the literature or a data-driven paper in partial fulfillment of the Master of Health Science (MHS) degree in the Department of Mental Health. Students will be provided with basic research and organizational skills needed for successful completion of the MHS project.

Topics include: conducting a systematic review or literature review for data driven papers, selecting an appropriate research design, and interpreting findings.

Learning Objectives:

This course will prepare you to be able to do the following:

  1. Formulate and clearly communicate research questions, study design, and findings.
  2. Review and critically evaluate existing literature and/or analytical approaches.
  3. Critique and edit the final MHS project.
Methods of Assessment:

Class presentations, peer review and critiques, writing assignments, attendance

Enrollment Restriction:

MHS students in Mental Health; no undergraduates

Instructor Consent:

No consent required